Free Press Journal
  • Country presented with “gimmickry”: Jaitley hits out at AAP

    New Delhi: Hitting out Aam Aadmi Party, BJP today alleged the alternative politics promised by the outfit has “faltered” and the country is being presented with “gimmickry” and the “road to anarchy” instead.

  • Delhi law minister names gangrape victim, admits mistake

    New Delhi: Mired in controversies, Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti today committed a faux pas by revealing the name of Danish woman, who was allegedly gang raped late on Tuesday night.

  • Sensex comes off near-record level, down 24 points

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex gave up initial gains and dropped 24 points from a near-record level today, led by Bharti Airtel, amid profit booking and a mixed trend in overseas stock markets.

  • Cos not having green nod to lose coal block;notice to 61 firms

    New Delhi: The government has decided to deallocate all the captive coal blocks which have not obtained environment and in-principle forest clearances and has issued show-cause notice to allocatees of 61 such mines.

  • Gold, silver recover on low level buying

    New Delhi: Gold prices recovered by Rs 15 to Rs 30,050 per ten grams in the national capital today on low level buying by retailers for the marriage season despite weak global trend.

  • AgustaWestland at centre of controversy again

    London:  It may be a case of history repeating itself as the defence company at the heart of parliamentary queries over Britain’s involvement in Operation Bluestar is none other than AgustaWestland, which recently lost out on a lucrative contract to supply helicopters to India over allegations of corruption.

  • Election results could impact growth prospects: Moody’s

    New Delhi:Global ratings agency Moody’s today said India’s economic recovery is likely to be slow in the second half of 2014, but the outcome of general elections could have an impact on the growth prospects.

  • Virbhadra files defamation case against Jaitley, Dhumal

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Thursday filed in a local courtthree defamation cases against BJP leader Arun Jaitley, former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and his sons, BJP MP Anurag Thakur and Arun Dhumal.

  • AAP does not rule out Kejriwal contesting LS polls

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party today did not rule out Arvind Kejriwal contesting the Lok Sabha polls, with an AAP leader saying no decision has been taken on whether Delhi MLAs or the chief minister would be in fray.

  • BJP latches on Binny’s charges to attack Kejriwal

    New Delhi: BJP today used the accusations levelled by Aam Aadmi Party MLA Vinod Kumar Binny to attack Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government charging it with “compromising” with corruption and “duping” the people of Delhi.

  • ‘Delhi police is highly compromised’: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday blamed the Delhi Police for rising cases of rapes in the city, saying the police is highly compromised.

  • American Embassy school under scanner for visa, tax violations

    New Delhi: The elite American Embassy school here is under scanner for suspected violations of tax laws and visa status of some of its staff which the Indian government views as “institutionalised fraud”.

  • Rahul is Cong candidate for Prime Ministership: Fernandes

    New Delhi: Ahead of the crucial AICC session tomorrow, Union Minister Oscar Fernandes today said Rahul Gandhi is Congress candidate for Prime Ministership even as suspense remains on whether the party will formally annoint him as PM nominee for the Lok Sabha polls.

  • Telangana issue could cast a shadow over AICC meet

    New Delhi: The issue of separate Telangana could cast a shadow over the AICC meeting tomorrow with Congress leaders from Seemandhra region today threatening to hold a dharna outside the venue over denial of entry to them.

  • Sunanda Tharoor, Pak journalist in Tweet war over Shashi Tharoor

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor, the wife of Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD), Shashi Tharoor, was involved in a war of words on the microblogging site Twitter with Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar on Wednesday and Thursday.

  • Our brain good at vision multitasking

    London: When it comes to vision, the brain can perform more than one function without sacrificing time or accuracy.

  • Kudankulam second unit likely to go critical by June

    Chennai: The 1000 MW second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) is likely to attain criticality by June, nearly a year after the first reactor crossed the milestone, according to a top Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) official.